Unit 10 Understanding and using research Introduction For this assignment I will research in different fields of health and social care to come up with my hypothesis. I will base my research on factors affecting individual's health. I will then find out which health condition seems to be most popular in affecting individual's health. After doing some primary and secondary research on the different factors, I will then look more into depth in the condition that seems to be affecting pupils in large amounts. So I will base my hypothesis on the condition which is most popular in the world today. Research is mainly used in health and social care fields to investigate new aspects of care related situations by carrying out surveys and collecting qualitative data of some kind. It is also used to test and review existing knowledge from different sources such as internet books and is also used to test and review treatments and practices. It helps to explain the relationship between factors affecting health and well-being and helps to evaluate service interventions and policies and helps to make new policies and plans. There are different types of research methods in health and social care fields. Research methods are used to achieve the aim they have been carried out to achieve such as a hypothesis. They are then carried out to test their hypothesis to see if it's proved to be
Introduction I am going to investigate the difference in social interactions in different care settings, which have service users of different age range. For my investigation I have decided to go into an educational care setting; this is Redfield edge primary schools reception class which has got children from the age of 5-11 years olds. I thought this was a good choice as in a nursery there might be barriers to communication; as the children may not be able to speak at a good level. I also plan to also use Capable care which is an elderly residence as a care setting to investigate interaction which are; both group and one to one. I am going to investigating aspects of the care value base, these are: * equality in care practise * peoples rights * respect for diversity , choice * Anti discriminatory practice and absence of stereotyping due to disability, health of mind / physical state or Place of origin * Right to confidentiality and privacy * Support and help. Transmission of values also will be demonstrated part of my coursework these are: * establishing and keeping relationships * getting to know the service user and showing empathy and sympathy * Promoting the person to establish and personal unique identity for their selves. * Indicating awareness of needs (PIES) * Praise * Encouragement to support * Giving the user choice and
Describe physical, intellectual, emotional and social development throughout life stages (P1) Life stages Physical development Intellectual development Emotional development Social development Conception is the fertilization of the egg by the sperm and its implantation in the uterine wall Innate reflex, growth. Cellular development Pregnancy is the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus Physical development takes place in the uterus were the embryo develops in to a fetus and the baby grows bigger, developing in growth at the same time as by the end of 8 weeks all major organs have developed but are continuing to grow in size. Birth and infantry Theses stages begin after the mother has given birth and is at stages 0-3 of a Childs life. This is the stage were the process of development of walking begins At birth stage the neonate's movements are random with no co-ordination with primitive reflexes, will use reflexes in a response to a stimulus such as touch and sound. After some months the infant will use voluntary movements. After the first month the child can hold their own head up for a few seconds were as after 10 months can support themselves in standing by balancing on nearby furniture and have developed motor skills such as use of picking up objects from one hand to the other.
Unit 5-The principles underpinning the role of the Practitioner working with children Section 1 E1 Practitioners have the responsibility to maintain a professional relationship with children, families, colleagues and other professionals in a range of settings. When working in early years setting you will be expected to work with other professionals that may be on the same site as yourself or from the community where they will be required to come into your setting. For example if a practitioner is working in a children's centre a speech therapist may work on the same site but is you work on a small rural nursery the therapist may visit your setting regularly when required. When working as an early year's practitioner there will be codes of practice that underpin your practice. These will state how you as a professional are expected to conduct yourself within your role. Codes of practice are not the law but are set out by the employer for all employees to comply with within the setting, and will be relevant to pieces of legislation. Your employer will guide you through the codes of practice set out and they will also be available in your staff handbook. Codes of practice should be referred to and reflected upon frequently as a matter of good practice and to improve your own learning and performance. For example working in childcare you will find codes of practice related
Contents page Page 2 Introduction Page 3 Task 1 (D2) analysing communications between service users and key people Page 6 Task 2 (P5) participation in two interactions Page 8 Task 3 (P6) review of communications in the two interactions undertaken Page 10 Task 4 (M3) explanation of how communications could be more effective Page 12 Task 5 (D1) analysing the two interactions Page 14 Bibliographies Appendix The following assessment is about communications in the work placement. There are five pass criteria's to this assessment, which consists of two passes, one merit and two distinctions. The assessment focuses on how communication skills are used and their effectiveness. Task 1 (D2) Analyse how communication in health and social care settings assists patient/service users and other key people. The following observations were done in a 70-bed residential care/nursing home with a separate EMI unit, which caters for the mentally ill. There are two floors, each one a mirror image of the other. On each floor there are 35 bedrooms, 20 in the main part and 15 in the EMI unit. There is a resident's lounge on each floor that has a conservatory on the end where the residents who smoke can sit. In each lounge there is a central fireplace, a television at one end and a display cabinet at the other end, which has a music system on it. There are approximately 20 reclining chairs
The Role of Energy in the Body and the Physiology of Three Named Body Systems in Relation to Energy Metabolism.
The Role of Energy in the Body and the Physiology of Three Named Body Systems in Relation to Energy Metabolism. I am going to describe the role of energy in the body and the physiology of three named body systems in relation to energy metabolism. Also I am going to explain the physiology of three named body systems in relation to energy metabolism. Energy Metabolism. Metabolism is the sum of all the chemical reactions occurring in human physiology and these will involve using or releasing energy from chemical substances. Roles of Energy in the Body. Energy is necessary for muscular activity and movement as you probably already know, however, energy is also necessary: * to circulate blood, lymph and tissue fluid throughout the body; * for breathing and taking in oxygen; * for making new cells for carrying out growth and repair; Also, * it is used to transmit nerve impulses so that we can respond to changes in the environment and; * it is needed to build different complex molecules such as enzymes and hormones from the simple molecules produced after diagnosis of food. Energy Supply to the Cells. The activities involved in energy supply include the roles of the: * Cardiovascular; * Respiratory, and; * Digestive systems. Further through I will be talking about the above in more detail but first, here is an overall view. The digestive system is responsible
Promoting a healthy environment for children. Legislation aimed at promoting emotional and physical health.
Unit 6 Assignment- Promoting a healthy environment for children E2/B1 The Children Act 2004 (Every Child Matters) As a practitioner we need to listen& obey to what the law tells us. The programme 'Every Child Matters', which has been put into law since 2004 in the 'Children Act 2004', has outlined some goals which I, as practitioners should take into consideration especially in the first years of a child's life. These goals are: Five outcomes What the outcomes mean . Being healthy Physically/Mentally/Emotionally and Sexually healthy Live healthy lifestyle where healthy choices are promoted i.e. healthy food (5 a day), balanced diet and good exercise 2. Staying safe Safe from maltreatment, neglect, violence and sexual abuse Safe from accidents, injury and death Safe from discrimination and bullying Safe from crime and anti social behaviour Being cared for appropriately by parent or carer 3. Enjoying& achieving Be ready for school Make sure children achieve social development Make sure children attend and enjoy school Parents, Carers and teachers support learning 4. Making a positive contribution Ensure children do right and don't get onto anti social behaviour/ crimes/bullying Develop positive relationships with people around you Develop self confidence and learn to adapt to changes in life Take decisions and support the community 5. Achieve
Unit 6 - Promoting A Healthy Environment For Children CACHE Level 3 Award/Certificate/Diploma In Child Care and Education * E1) Practitioners can work on promoting and maintain a healthy lifestyle and environment by: * Allowing children to have a balanced diet, this can be done by encouraging children to eat their five-a-day. By reading books and poems that they can join into, this will help children to remember the importance of having a balanced diet. By having fruit and vegetables provided for the children in school, helps them to eat at least on piece a day. The School Fruit & Vegetable scheme is a programme that helps to increase fruit & vegetable intake. This is important as each child deserves a healthy start in life as it may influence their health in the future. The School Fruit & Vegetable Scheme states: "By providing four to six year old children with an extra portion of fruit or vegetable each school day, along with a positive and enjoyable experience of eating fruit and vegetables, the scheme encourages children to develop positive attitudes towards fruit and vegetables." (www.dh.gov.uk) * If a child is allowed regular exercise it allows motivation of brain activity, aids the digestive system, develops bone density and maintains it and strengths the muscles. Physical activities such as practical training, P.E., climbing frames and riding bikes help
Lifespan Development Assignment describing the influences of genetic, environment and socio economic factors on the development of the individual. There are lots of factors that can influence development, for good and bad. The environment around us can affect our development. So can socio economic factors. Genetic factors can influence development also. I will be exploring these in my essay. Each individual will be affected differently by influences on development. Some will be affected more, some will be affected less. Genetics Down's Syndrome Down's syndrome affects one in 1,000 babies born. Down's syndrome occurs when there is one extra chromosome present in the gene makeup. Down's syndrome is the most common chromosomal disorder, and one of the most common causes of learning difficulties. Some are more severely affected than others. It is not known why Down's syndrome happens. Women born with Down's syndrome will generally have a shorter lifespan then men. (This is the opposite to people not born with Down's syndrome) There is no cure for Down's syndrome but a range of support and treatment is available to improve the quality of their life. With treatment and support the average lifespan of someone with Down's syndrome is about sixty years. Physically, babies will look slightly different to other babies - e.g. Their eyes may slant upwards and outwards,
Describes the legislation and Organisational requirements in care settings such as Queensland that ensure good practice in dealing with confidentiality.
B. Describes the legislation and Organisational requirements in care settings such as Queensland that ensure good practice in dealing with confidentiality. Includes information about: Legislation: * Data Protection Act * Access to Personal Files Act * Access to Medical Records Act Organisational requirements: * Policies * Procedures * Recording * Storage * Security Data Protection Act: Data Protection Act is relevant to all health, social care and early years' settings such as nursing homes or child care homes as it is a law which is set by the parliament in the UK which explains how to handle and deal with private information of others. It explains that the private information should be kept private from people who do not have the authority to look at the information they are not suppose to look at such as personal details, this act is works very strongly in care settings and only data controllers can have the right to look at it. If an individual wants to look at their personal information they will have to seek permission first. Personal data that is kept must be kept up to date and no linger then necessary for particular reasons such as when there is emergency and they need to contact that individuals family. This Act is applied to all sort of personal information such as business information, credit card details, health records and social service records. All